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and use tax laws and for other purposes. mr. reid: mr. president, i would object to any further proceedings in regard to this bill. the presiding officer: objection having been heard, the bill will be placed on the calendar. mr. reid: mr. president, today this august body will honor the memory of 20 first-grade children, little babies who were gunned down, most of them shot multiple times. we will also honor the teachers and administrators who were killed that day in newtown, connecticut. but we're also going to honor with this legislation tens of thousands of others who were killed by guns each year here in america. we're going to do that by voting on a number of measures to strengthen the laws to prevent gun violence in this nation. mr. president, the families of innocents killed in newtown, aurora, in carson city, blacksburg, in oak creek and columbine really deserve these votes. where do i stand on these democratic proposals? this afternoon the senate will vote on a compromised background check proposal crafted by senators manchin, toomey, kirk and schumer, all experienced l
this would issue a statement but that will not happen. they have learned from a federal law enforcement source, at this hour officials are looking for two suspects in the deadly boston marathon terror attack. they are distributing photos of the men to the law enforcement community. however, they are not let releasing the images to the media. one is wearing a backpack and the other appears to have a bag of some kind. earlier today there were multiple reports authorities got this important piece of information from a department store surveillance video near the finish line of the marathon. we go live back to boston, our very own bill hemmer standing by. i understand it, bill, you have seen these photos? >> good evening to you. thanks to my colleague, rick, who you will speak to in a couple minutes on your program here. i have seen the picture and the images, and you can clearly see, you know, the faces of these two persons described in the report rick broke a few hours ago. but with regard to that, sean, you think about theence that wad and was postponed and later cancelled. you think abo
as everybody else wants to get in, return to their homes, see what's left, law enforcement is having none of it. they're keeping everybody out until that area can be searched and secured. we're in west, texas, nbc news. >>> chemical fires are some of the very hardest to fight. nbc bay area's bob redell just spoke with a fire chief on the peninsula who has experience with these particular fires. he joins us live from the newsroom. it's possible that one can make the situation worse when fighting a chemical blast. >> you are correct, especially considering the chemical involved in yesterday's fire. turns out, it doesn't react well at all with father, which is obviously what firefighters were relying on to put out the flames. menlo park fire chief who's talked about the texas city fertilizer explosion that killed hundreds in the 1940s believes yesterday's disaster will become another one for the textbooks. he has questions about how firefighters responded to the fire. >> did they make it better or worse? >> reporter: that plant reportedly stored tens of thousands of pounds of a type of ammonia, ex
of appeals heard arguments in a lawsuit challenging california's law banning so- called conversion therapy, a psychotherapy technique aimed at helping gay teens become straight. backers of the law say conversion therapy is danger and that the state has the right to protect patients. but opponents of the law say it violates free speech right. >> it's unprecedented that california would pass a law that would interfere with patients and doctors and tell them not only what they can say on the subject matter but what viewpoint they can express. i think it's a very dangerous law. >> two lower courts ruled against the ban. one found the law unconstitutional but the other upheld the law. >>> there is new information coming out on a possible sabotage planned on the south bay. we'll tell you why officials say someone may have cut a fiberoptic line in order to shoot up a power station. >>> another breezy day. not as windy as yesterday. temperatures a little warmer. winds are dying further and we're going to see warmer day time highs as we get towards thursday. you kids should count yourselves lucky.
of the plant explosion. we will bring you updates law this newscast and on abc7news.com. you can follow us on twitter@abcnews bay area for any breaking news developments around the clock. >> we are following breaking news in downtown san francisco where police have evacuated the area where a suspicious package was found by a security guard. police have shut down an area around the intersection of market and grant avenue. the city is supposed to be marking the 107th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake in an hour. instead, the streets are shut down and no one is allowed to come out of the local businesses. this is market street right here and can you see the police cars blocking off the street while they investigate the suspicious package. no one is allowed to come out of the businesses and there is no word how it will affect the anniversary event. we will follow this breaking situation and bring you more information as it becomes available. >> the president and first lady will be in boston to attend a tribute to the marathon bombing victims. machine's explosions killed three people and wound
. no one should approach them. no one should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> reporter: and here is another look at suspect two. there is a closer image there. the question besides who are these men is where are they now. investigators are urging anyone with information to use their tip line, 1-800-call-fbi. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more details on today's developments. the president anne first lady traveled to boston for a public service and private meetings with bomb victims and their families. his mother tells ktvu aaron is recovering after a successful organization on his leg. today people left flowers, notes and flaks on boylston street in memory of the three people killed on monday. >> everyone has come together as a community. as an entire nation and the world. >> this morning president obama offered words of comfort at an interfaith service. >> as you begin this long journey of recovery, your city is with you. your commonwealth is with you. your country is with you. we will be with you as you learn to stand and walk and yes, run again. of that i
but they will finish warmer. >> also, why law enforcement in the city of oakland is coming to an unfortunate end. it's 8:30 on sunday, april 21st. thank you for joining us. i'm ann. >> and i'm phil. we have a lot of news and coverage. security in the wake of the boston bombing. how will it affect bay area events? >> and we have more on the immigration debate when it comes to the affects on silicon valley. we're in boston with the high- level interrogation team standing by to talk with the one man behind and who they believe is behind the bombings. >> and as susan macinnis tells us, the suspect is too injured to speak. >> reporter: law enforcement officers remain staked out this morning at the boston hospital where dzhokhar tsarnaev is being held under heavy guard waiting to charge him. his injuries are serious. including a bullet wound to the neck that investigators say may have been self-inflicted. >> they say it appears from the wound that he might have stuck the gun to his mouth and fired. >> reporter: that may have happened when police found him hiding in a boat friday night. investigators relea
. there is a massive manhunt under way. a lot of law enforcement involved in that. to assist that, we have suspended all service on the mbta, our public transit service and that will continue until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we're asking people to shelter in place, in other words, to stay indoors with their doors locked and not to open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer and that applies here in watertown where we are right now, also cambridge, newton, belmont and at this point, all of boston. all of boston. this is the serious situation. we're taking it seriously, we're asking the public to take it seriously, as well and to assist law enforcement by following those simple instructions. we've got every asset that we can possibly muster on the ground right now. they are doing a terrific job and working in concert with each other but we are going to need the public to help us help them stay safe. >> where are you? >> right behind you. thank you. as the governor said this is a rapidly developing situation. we've received information i commun
law enforcement find them. >> though it may be difficult, the nation is counting on those with information to come forward and provide it to us. >> reporter: the big break in the case came just hours after president obama delivered a rousing speech to the bombing victims and to the city of boston itself at a service. [ applause ] >> reporter: president obama came to boston with an inspirational message for the victims of the marathon bombings including those who lost limbs in the attack. >> we will all be with you as you learn to stand and walk and, yes, run again. of that i have no doubt, you will run again. [ applause ] >> reporter: the first lady and former massachusetts governor mitt romney were among the dignitaries who joined the president at the historic cathedral of the holy cross. the president said the deadly attack did not intimidate the city of boston. >> it should be pretty clear by now that they picked the wrong city to do it. not here in boston. >> reporter: the president also visited with marathon volunteers and thanked them for helping victims at the bombi
as soon as possible before he is interrogated. >> thank you. >>> federal law enforcements are weighing in on the rights and the status of the accused boston bomber, should he be treated as a criminal or enemy combaton with no rights? >> you have the high value interrogation group. they are skilled. they know how to do this. the miranda right can be read at a later time. >> four lawmakers including congressman pete king of new york believe he should be tkes eug nateed as a poe term enemy combaton. a conviction is likely so he is more interested in intelligence the suspect can offer. >>> thousands of runners at the london marathon paid tribute today to pay tribute to those killed and injured. they observed 30 seconds of silence before the start of each group of racers. many wore black ribbons in tribute. they set up a fund for the boston victims. donating two british pounds, just over $3 for each of the 35,000 runners that cross the finish line. >> the community of west, texas mourns the loss of life and devastation caused by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion that nearly took out a par
night they responded to a 911 call. the caller was a man who just stabbed his brother in law. as officers arrived he came at them with a weapon. >> the man ended up attacking the officers. prior to that he cut his brother in law. >> he was shot and killed by police after not following the orders to put down the hammer. >> after san francisco police chief greg suhr pulled it off the table, where a taser could have saved a life. . >> reporter: it is unclear if it will change the position on requesting tasers but some say the city needs to come up with more non-lethal options. >> in this situation if the taser was available it would have been used. >> with the tools we have the officers did what they had to do to defend themselves. >> reporter: the aclu didn't common directly but said any officer involved shooting raises questions about other techniques. as for the stabbing victim he is suspected to survive. he is doing fine. live in san francisco, paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a court ruled against a police officer who claims she was fired because of gender discrimina
. >>> face recognition software has been around for several years, but now it is much more than that. law enforcement can use video surveillance to find suspects not only by how they look, but as joe vazquez shows us, how they walk. >> we consider them to be armed and extremely dangerous. >> now that the fbi released photos, how will they find the bombers? >> all the time this individual has appeared. >> joe says sophisticated software, like the kind his company makes, produces video intelligence. the software uses facial recognition to sift through hours and hours of video and hundreds of photos taken on race day and it could reduce the amount of time it takes law enforcement to find even more images of the suspects. >> we're talking from several weeks, several months of investigation time to a matter of days, if not hours. >> analyzed the shape of the nose, the distance between the eyes, the hairline, and compare the photo of the suspect with other surveillance video, perhaps taken later at a train station or an airplane. but video intelligence is more than just facial recognition
approach them. no one should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> makes me so mad. furious. >>reporter: i showed images to madeline who came by this memorial to show her support for her city. >> this breaks my heart that somebody would do this to this city. the city means so much to me and so much to everyone here. >> many hearts here are indeed broken. >> this was such a devastating day for the boston community and we are not a city. we are truly a family. >> arlene added these 3 balloons to the memorial after remembering something she saw on tv. >> image of the 3 balloons from the bomb site. first thing i saw was 3 balloons going up in the sky. everyone was like 2 deaths. i said there were 3. >>reporter: her gesture in memory of lindsay lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> 3 angels. if reaching up to the stars. >> memorial has grown significantly since this morning as people 10 to drop by and pay their respects. now everyone is just hoping that someone will recognize those 2 suspects. if you with like a closer look at the pictures just two to ou
a little easier. for law enforcement the work is not done. >> this senseless tax and the families deserve an answer. the wounded have to learn how to stand, walk, live and deserve answers. >> reporter: just information coming and from an official the federal prosecutors are at hospital right now. working on possible charges and the camping gear since last night. and it is important to note that we remember the victim's and word that stance at this moment. 50 victims are still lead area hospitals. and they are still in critical victim's. reporting live in boston, tory done last name -- dunnin.. >> and after a gun battle. the suspect, joe- kar tsarnaev, was captured by police. tsarnaev is now in serious condition at the hospital. dramatic video has been released of the shootout between police and the it was recorded by a neighbor who, like so many in the boston area yesterday, were ordered to stay in their homes. nearly 50 shots fired in the exchange. all while the suspect was holed up in a boat. after running from police early friday morning. >> president obama took a moment to acknowledg
's new law and trying to convince the judge to toss the case. >> they're back. this i'm fully clothed. they were taken into custody at city hall during this demonstration. the first day the city's ban went into affect. >> just wanted to test waters to see how much police department respects our first amendment rights. we have known they won't. they wanted to demonstrate what this means when it comes to constitutional rights, free speech. >> a judge ruled nudity is not protected as an expression of free speech. the nudists have resubmit that had case z today, challenged the city is n.superior court trying to get fb infractions dismissed. >> we asked for a verdict of not guilty. the court disagreed. and found that the client because were in a public place found them guilty. >> small bands may be the only ones still fighting. the plaza in the castro now looks like any other park in the city z police department says san francisco seems to have gotten the memo. >> people appear to be complying with the 154 police code that. is what this law was intended to do. is to minimize these events.
from mississippi. his name is paul curtis. he has been known to local law enforcement, for what we don't know. and he would sometimes work as an elvis impersonator. the letters that contained a white powder said, quote, no one wanted to listen to me before. what does that mean? so far, nobody is saying. preliminary tests say the white powder is the poison radio ricin. >>> the president didn't mince words today. he called it a shameful day for washington. >> there were no coherent arguments as to why we wouldn't do this. it came down to politics. the worry that that vocal minority of gun owners would come after them in future elections and so they caved to the pressure. and they started looking for an excuse, any excuse for vote no. >> the measure had 54 yes votes but it needed 60 to beat a republican filibuster. five democrats also opposed the plan. both california senators voted in favor. >>> coming up, we'll continue our coverage of the latest on that huge explosion in texas that leveled entire blocks and the danger may not be over yet. >>> boys accused of sexually assaulting a bay
response team has been called in to investigate. law enforcement will be on the scene overnight continuing to sift through the rubble and the community hit by the explosion, hoping to find the victims. now, back to you. >>> okay, thank you, so much kevin. a bay area emergency responder tells us what made the fire in texas so dangerous was the chemical involved. the fire chief said that ammonia doesn't react well with water, which is what they used to try to put out the flames, when the two substances react, it causes the explosives. >> if you have the anhydrous, it will expand the vapor cloud. could that have prepared more problems that they were not aware of? >> there was a chemical explosion in east palo alto, nowhere near the scale of west texas, but the plant shut down when the explosion is happened. that spark caused the chemicals to explode as they were being transferred. >>> and the emotionally charged debate regarding guns is over. and the next issue, immigration reform which figures to be front and center on capitol hill in the coming weeks. sam brock looks at a claim from alabama
to answer the question of why >> i and i think all the law enforcement professionals are hoping for a host of reasons that the suspect survives because we have a million questions. those questions need to be answered. a justice dept source says dzhokar will will face federal terrorism charges and may also face state murder charges -- adding that he could be charged before he leaves the hospital. in boston i'm stacey cohan reporting. >> federal agents confirm that the f-b-i interviewed the older brother, tamerlan tsarnaev in 2011, after being tipped off by a foreign government. the suspect identified himself as ethnic chechen from southern russia and officials there believed tamerlan was going to travel to the country's region to join unspecified underground groups. the fbi says it interviewed tsarnaev and relatives, and did not find any domestic or foreign terrorism activity. meanwhile, tsarnaev's uncle says he had a falling-out with the 26-year-old over his increased commitment to islam. boston cardinal sean o'malley is dedicating mass today to the bombing victims. it's being held at the
that additional security is located at our substations throughout our service territory. we are working with law enforcement to determine how best to move forward with that increased security. >> reporter: police say on tuesday, someone with a high- powered rifle shot out five transformers at the metcalf substation in south san jose. minutes earlier someone climbed down a manhole to cut fiberoptic cables knocking out 911 service in gilroy. telephone lines were also disrupted at banks and other businesses. >> so i don't know what kind of sabotage but certainly it was an attempt to take down phones, data and power. >> reporter: pg&e said it did not get any specific threats at its other substations, but decided to ramp up security until further notice. >> we'll continue to provide that security and work with law enforcement until we have additional information. >> reporter: earlier they did -- what we do know tonight, juliette, is that they move in floodlights so we know they will be here 24/7. >> as far as 24/7 protection, who pays for the security? >> reporter: a lot of money. pg&e said they will
of developments in the investigation into whoever did this. >> law enforcement soursz tell abc news they now have a clear image of the man they're working to identify they believe could be the suspect. in a major break in the investigation you coming after the process of going frame by frame through more than 2000 images taken of, and in the crowds near the finish line. boston's abc station reporting that the key video leading to this suspect was captured on surveillance cameras outside of a lord & tailor department store. more evidence surfacing. the lid to at least one of the bombs reportedly found on a roof top, analyze add long with electronic components and slappel -- shrapnel from the blast. so many are still in mourning. hundreds gathered to remember the youngest of those killed 8-year-old martin richard. >> it's confusing and painful. we're strong. we're going to get through it. >> in massachusetts friends and neighbors are planning a vigil honoring the live of crystal campbell. >> on campus of boston university, students mourning over 23-year-old lindsay lu who lost her life as well. >>
. there was a law enforcement official on that scene as well, they were working with the fire department in some type of capacity. >> it is believed firefighters and the law enforcement officer are among the dead. including the utter devastation of this tiny town, a 50 unit apartment building has been described as a skeleton. and a nursing home also has several injuries. >> i don't want to get into full detail, there were people in critical danger and some people needed to be taken care of. and there were a few toddlers in danger so i was helping them also. >> add to that, you have the chemical concerns, a moan yum night trait -- ammonia night traits and people have been moved away from that area and they are sheltering in place and they are trying to check in and the mayor asked for prayers and said quote, we are going to search for everybody and make sure everybody is accounted for and that's the most important thing right now. whopping wong ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> all right, claude teen. the blast was so strong it tossed a seismic event. that by the of entity from the blast set off gr
. >>> what we have learned about injuries and missing law enforcement officers. >>> they are marking the anniversary of the quake and how that scare led to a big change. >>> big trouble in livermore valley. >>> also a deadly police shooting in san francisco, what led up to last night's gunfire. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, it is thursday, april 18thth, i am pam cook, thank you for joining us, let's check your weather and traffic, steve knows all about your weather. >>> we do have clear skies, temperatures will be warming up starting off in the 40s ending in the 60s and 70s. >>> this morning we have that big crash we have been telling you about, two lanes blocked, the big-rig is involved and our news chopper 2 is involved and looking at a monitor here and you can tell the traffic is just really terrible already leaving the livermore valley at the 680 interchange. and looking at traffic it is moving well. >>> pope frances offered his prayers and
for him. residents are being told not to open their door to anyone except law enforcement. that is exg tosuarbuound the bs. public schools have canceled classes. ar cambridge have canceled classes. ought to acrchg halt alls been around boston as the intense manhunt continues for this second suspect. we are learning that abc7 news is confirming that the two suspects are believed to be brothers, possibly from check nea or turkey. the two are believed to have had paramilitary training based on this intense response to police^. we are following the news situation and we will bring you the latest with the details. >> the 11-year-old boy from martinez could be out of intensive care this morning after suffering a deep thigh wound waiting for his mom to cross the finish line but he has made tremendous progress and who wouldn't after a visit with first lady. she gave him a rent. he is unhooked from the machines and face as long hospital stay but he is expected to make a full recovery. >> happening now security is extra tight for a run in san francisco this morning in honor of victims of the bos
walking the street as hundreds of law enforcement agents are conducting this manhunt. we're getting with this reaction to the kron 4 news room. here's one witness describing what he saw during last night's police chase. we thought we heard firecrackers me and my son looked out the third floor window. we heard gunshots and saw the explosion. i actually, saw a black as you the comedown laurel street it looked like it hit a police car and they were shooting at that we may have heard about 60 gunshot. >> what was the explosion like? >> it was pretty loud it should our house. >> residents west of boston are being told to stay in their homes amid the sluggish for the second suspect. mass transit and the entire state of massachusetts shutdown this morning. we have a map and show you that illustrate where all this is taking place. you can see the two explosions indicated that on the right hand side is where the explosion happened on monday. across the river is mit. that is just north of the marathon side. watertown, where police actively have been searching all morning is 8 mi. away from wh
: closing in on a possible o suspect. law enforcement sources tell abc news they have is a clear image of a man they believe could be the person who planted one or both of the bombs near the fen initial line of the boston marathon monday. abc news learned the person investigators believe could have caused the carnage and chaos was captured on a individual joe. he is shown talking on a cell phone and carrying a black back strapped across his chest and then possibly leaving the bag at the scene. tonight no, clear answers on how close the fbi is to making an arrest. >> before they make any arrests they will have the case pretty much, you know, the evidence will be there. th will not rush to judgment on this. >> reporter: it has been a day of anticipation and tension. >> code red evacuation. >> code red evacuate the building. >> the federal courthouse where any suspect would stand trial was evacuated today because of what turned out to be an unsubstantiated bomb threat. a city on edge and still grieving. a memorial grows by the hour near the site of the bombings where the fbi is still hard
what law enforcement has been identify to identify the devices so quickly is a good sign. >> reporter: the burning question remains, who did this? >> i think the things we need from the public are patience. patience at a time when we are impatient for an answer. >> reporter: the jitters continue in boston. the federal courthouse was evacuated for several hours after a bomb threat was phoned in. no bomb was found. and a hospital was evacuated after someone noticed an unattended car with case begans inside. again, it was determined there was no threat. live in the newsroom, ken wayne. >> in two minutes, we will take you to a bay area forensics lab. find out why cell phone video is often more helpful than video from surveillance cameras. >>> tonight, we're learning more about the young graduate student killed on monday. boston university identified her today at lingzi lu. a chinese national who was studying math and statistics. friends say she was 23 years old. lu had gone to the marathon with two friends. one of whom was injured and now hospitalized. she -- her professors describe her
to that thing and i gave it to the atf guys outside. >> i think what law enforcement has been identify to identify the devices so quickly is a good sign. >> reporter: the burning question remains, who did this? >> i think the things we need from the public are patience. patience at a time when we are impatient for an answer. >> reporter: the jitters continue in boston. the federal courthouse was evacuated for several hours after a bomb threat was phoned in. no bomb was found. and a hospital was evacuated after someone noticed an unattended car with case begans inside. again, it was determined there was no threat. live in the newsroom, ken wayne. >> in two minutes, we will take you to a bay area forensics lab. find out why cell phone video is often more helpful than video from surveillance cameras. >>> tonight, we're learning more about the young graduate student killed on monday. boston university identified her today at lingzi lu. a chinese national who was studying math and statistics. friends say she was 23 years old. lu had gone to the marathon with two friends. one of whom was inj
. the death toll still estimated at 5 to 15. >> one of the missing persons was a firefighter/law enforcement officer. i can tell you that individual has been found. he is in a hospital and he has some pretty serious injuries. i don't know the status whether it's critical, serious or whatever. but i was told he is in the hospital. has pretty serious injuries. there are still firefighters missing. >> police say there has been massive out pours from governor's office to feds and other agencies. in the nearby town of abbot we got this video in. 100 cots have been set up to take care of people who will be left homeless and grief counselors to deal with what's happening. >>> we are also now getting reports of lewding happening in the damaged neighborhoods. >> that is a significant concern to us. this is a community that we are going to do our absolute best to protect. and if that means offending folks by not letting them come home right away to keep them safe and neighborhood safe, we'll do that and apologize later. >> you are looking at video that was shot overnight. in terms of new pictures, we
and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live in the newsroom, katie utehs. ktvu news. >>> people are in texas are being allowed in their homes. curfew is still in effect and there is limited water and electricity. many are still trying to learn the condition of family and friends hurt in the explosion. >> it's really hectic, but we are patient because we know the extent of damage on the other side. and we got friends and family that we don't know about over there. >> 14 people died in the fertilizer plant explosion, including 11 emergency responders. 200 more were injured. >>> this weekend, texas is also remembering the deadly raid on the branch compound in waco. 76 people died in a fire twenty years ago following a raid on the compound. waco and west
:45. police got a call, a 9-1-1 call from a man who said he had just stabbed his brother-in-law. they heard the victim in the background asking for help. when police arrived they saw the victim bleeding in the doorway and his brother-in-law standing near him with a hammer in his hand. when he refused to put down the hammer, police say they shot and killed him. the stabbing victim was taken to san francisco general where he is in serious condition tonight. a large knife described to be like a machete was found nearby. and that is the latest from potrero hill. alan wang, reporting live from san francisco, back to you. >> thank you. >>> let's shift and talk about the weather forecast as we inch closer to the weekend. >> examine sandhya patel is here with the latest jie. you can see why we are seeing a warming trend. temperatures are up a few degrees and as we look at live doppler 7hd, the skies are clear and the temperatures are running mild. we are going to see those numbers rising over the next few days as the high pressure gets closer to the coast and warm and dry pattern is developing. tha
brother-in-law. they heard the victim in the background asking for help. when police arrived they saw the victim bleeding in the doorway and his brother-in-law standingear him with a hammer in his hand. when he refused to put down the hammer, police say they shot and killed him. the stabbing victim was taken to san francisco general where he is in serious condition tonight. a large knife described to be like a machete was found nearby. and that is the latest from potrero hill. alan wang, reporting live from san francisco, back to you. >> thank you. >>> let's shift and talk about the weather forecast as we inch closer to the weekend. >> examine sandhya patel is here with the latest jie. you can see why we are seeing a warming trend. temperatures are up a few degrees and as we look at live doppler 7hd, the skies are clear and the temperatures are running mild. we are going to see those numbers rising over the next few days as the high pressure gets closer to the coast and warm and dry pattern is developing. that means we will see even warmer weather heading into the weekend. here is a l
were investigating after their officers shot and killed a man accused of stabbing his own brother-in-law. it happened in the portrero hills neighborhood. the suspect called 9-1-1 to report the stabbing around 9:45 and police got there in minutes of the call and they say the suspect came after them with a hammer. the police chief explains what happened next. >> the officers ordered the person to step his advance and he continues the advance. an officer fired upon the suspects, and 9 suspect went to the ground and this is corroborated by independent witness testimony. >> the victim suffered serious injuries do his head, arms and chest but he is expected to survive. >> this morning, you can feel it is chilly. >> that is because of the lack of wind. mike? >> we have been talking about no wind, nothing to keep the manufacture stirred so that is why the cold heavy earth sinks and the warm air prices and why we have cooler conditions this morning. we have dry air out there and you can see on live doppler 7 hd no radar runs. the air mass as far as pollen is concerned has been rough all week. fro
miles away. >> get out of here. get out. >> it registered as a 2.1 earthquake. sharon's sister-in-law is in a nursing home near the plants the. >> she said a ceiling collapsed on her. she got to the hospital and they removed her covers she was covered with broken glass. >> portions of the town were completely wiped out with 100 homes and businesses in a five-block radius damageed. >> it is still not known exactly what caused the explosion but investigators are still treating this as a crime seen until they can determine if it was an industrial accident with the a.t.f. leading the investigation. >> tomorrow marks 20 years since another huge fire in waco caught the nation's attention. on april 19, 1993, a 51-day stand off between the f.b.i. and a religious consult ended in a tragic fire, 76 cult members died in the place. another six branch davidians and four federal agents died in a bun embattle head by david koresh who refused to surrender. >> abc7 news reporter is headed to west, texas, to bring us live coverage of the explosion with reports later today on abc7 news. she will tweet u
the officers approaching, he surrendered to law enforcement. >> reporter: police say they searched wheatley's apartment and no bombs were found. >>> only on 2 tonight, a life saving transplant for a 5-year- old boy adopted from vietnam. we first brought you this story last month as ktvu's jana katsuyama reports, today's surgery was a rare exception and his family and doctors hope it will inspire others to help save more lives. >> reporter: for more than a year, 5-year-old collin and his family have spent lives in and out of hospital rooms where a good day is determined by numbers on a chart. today they hope that will change. >> are you nervous? >> no. >> how did the medicine taste? >> good. >> reporter: by collin's head, a pillow of guardian angels. >> all my friends and the giants. >> reporter: self-portraits by classmates to surround him during the four hour bone phor row transplant. >> he has anemia. >> reporter: asian bone marrow donors are tough to find. luckily his parents have kept in contact with his vietnamese family. his brother todd, is the perfect match and has agreed to leave h
: the suspect was rushed to the hospital and watertown residents gathered in the streets to cheer for law enforcement. >>> the younger brother remains in the hospital right now, 19-year-old dzhokar tsarnaev is in serious but stable condition. f.b.i. has updated hits wanted poster to say captured under his picture. a publi defender will represent him in court. he is expected to be charged under federal law and he could face the death penalty. he will be questioned without having his miranda rights read to him. they invoked a rare safety exception in order to do that. they are searching the apartment now that the two brothers shared in cambridge, however, dzhokar tsarnaev lived in a dormitory in dartmouth and he appeared wednesday night, that was two nights after the boston attack. >> the family of a 11-year-old victim is getting much needed help from friends and neighbors in martinez. a number of events to help pay expenses is going on as aaron recovers in a boston hospital. a family friend set up a fund-raiser through a photography business and several restaurants are donating proceed wes
or our laws do not allow the fbi to follow up in a sound solid way. >> reporter: while officials cyst through the details worshipers sought answers in their own way gathering at the holy cross on sunday to reflect on the terror that the city faced in the last week. the governor says there can be vigilance without fear. >> there are lessons that we will have to learn and have learned painfully through this last experience that will have to be applied to future marathons. there will be future marathons. and they will be bigger and better. >> reporter: according to a person, they are still looking at the cause of death of tamerlan tsarnaev. >> the three people killed in the explosions as well as a fallen mit police officer sun collier were rememberedberg a prayer service today. as you can see, flowers were left near the finish line. the mayor has asked americans to observe a moment of silence at 2:50 in the afternoon. that is the time that the first of the two bombs went off. >> as the focus of the boston bombings turns to the legal aspect, one california senator is voicing her opinion f
combatant. >> we will prosecute this suspect under u.s. law. united states citizens cannot be tried in military commissions. >> reporter: it's a move at least one senator is asking is the administration to reconsider. >> we know that these two individuals embrace radical islamic thought, that there is ample evidence this was an attack inspired by radical ideology. they were not trying to rob a bank in boston. >> reporter: and we're now getting a look at the transcript from today's bedside hearing for dzhokhar tsarnaev, who is still unable to speak because of the gunshot wound to his throat. the judge said, i will ask whether or not the patient is alert. you can rouse him. at that point, the doctor asks, how are you feeling? it shows the defendant was able to nod affirmatively. live in the newsroom, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> senator dianne feinstein says she wants answers about the older of the two brothers. reports say the fbi earlier interviewed 26-year-old tamerlan tsarnaev based on a tip by the russian government and that tamerlan made a trip to russia last year. >
under way. a lot of law enforcement involved in that. to something that, we have suspended all service on the mbta our public transit service until we think it's safe to open all or some of that. we're asking people to shelter in place. in other words, to stay indoors with their doors locked and not to open the door for anyone other than a properly identified law enforcement officer and that applies here in watertown where we are right now. also, cambridge, waltham, newton, belmont, and at this point all of boston. all of boston. this is a serious situation. we're taking it seriously. we're asking the public to take it seriously, as well. and with this law enforcement, by following those simple instructions, we have every asset that we can possibly muster on the ground right now. they are doing a terrific job and working in concert with each other, but we are going to need the public to help us help them stay safe. where are you, commissioner? >> right behind you. thank you, governor. as the governor said, this is a rapidly developing situation. within the last half hour, we received
occurred. there are plenty of law enforcement agents. >> there try to find any survivors. emergency medical rules were there at the time of the explosion and some of them are missing. there is a large chemical plant right next-door. those homes caught on fire there are several people missing. this show up as a 2.2 earthquake. >> we can give you a quick on one of the young this that was injured in the blast. his 11 year role aaron hern, from martinez was in surgery a gain yesterday. we now know the trauma surgeons successfully closed his wounds. he had been waiting with his father insisted cheering on his mother when the bombs when all but the end of the marathon. his father described injuries of his sons leg as looking into a war wound. a successful surgery means that he will not need skin grafts. >> in a story was the only a kron4, a san francisco woman is back, after running the boston marathon. leica carpo was welcomed home by her sister margaret. this is video of the reunited yesterday. margaret actually lives in spain, but happened to be in sampras's go for a business conference. she
to give personal space. a proposed ordinance or law recommended by a city committee would create a buffer zone of 25 feet, right about here, saying protesters cannot cross this line. opponents say this violates their free speech rights and if approved, they will sue. on tuesday, you can find mother of four jamie glenn praying, not at church but here at the planned parenthood in san francisco where she says her group 40 days for life prays for women who are considering abortions and then tries to talk to them. >> maybe they need one last time to hear we'll provide for you financially, or help you find a job. that could be the key. >> reporter: but in two weeks it could be tougher to reach those women. it's likely the board of supervisors will pass an ordinance that creates a 25-foot zone between pro testitesterspr. right now 9 of 11 supports the measure. >> we think that protects access without intimidation but at the same time allowing for free speech. >> reporter: supervisor david campos said he's worked finding a solution with existing laws, the white zone and the eight-foot bubble zone
should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> makes me so mad. furious. >>reporter: i showed images to madeline who came by this memorial to show her support for her city. >> this breaks my heart that somebody would do this to this city. the city means so much to me and so much to everyone here. >> many hearts here are indeed broken. >> this was such a devastating day for the boston community and we are not a city. we are truly a family. >> arlene added these 3 balloons to the memorial after remembering something she saw on tv. >> image of the 3 balloons from the bomb site. first thing i saw was 3 balloons going up in the sky. everyone was like 2 deaths. i said there were 3. >>reporter: her gesture in memory of lindsay lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> 3 angels. if reaching up to the stars. >> memorial has grown significantly since this morning as people 10 to drop by and pay their respects. now everyone is just hoping that someone will recognize those 2 suspects. if you with like a closer look at the pictures just two to our web site. in boston, ab
dangerous. no one should approach them. no one should attempt to apprehend them except law enforcement. >> makes me so mad. furious. >>reporter: i showed images to madeline who came by this memorial to show her support for her city. >> this breaks my heart that somebody would do this to this city. the city means so much to me and so much to everyone here. >> many hearts here are indeed broken. >> this was such a devastating day for the boston community and we are not a city. we are truly a family. >> arlene added these 3 balloons to the memorial after remembering something she saw on tv. >> image of the 3 balloons from the bomb site. first thing i saw was 3 balloons going up in the sky. everyone was like 2 deaths. i said there were 3. >>reporter: her gesture in memory of lindsay lu, crystal campbell and martin richard. >> 3 angels if reaching up if ro the stars. >> memorial has grown significantly since this morning as people 10 to drop by and pay their respects. now everyone is just hoping that someone will recognize those 2 suspects. if you with like a closer look at the pi
metropolitan area. only law enforcement, of course, is able to take to the skies in that area. we have what can only be described as an extraordinary situation in a major american city this morning. i want to turn to don berelli, a form fer special agent with the fbi, part of the joint terrorism task force, and has expertise and a security consultant. so much to talk to you about but i think you can't fathom a more dangerous situation for the officers who are responding here. >> absolutely. that was my first thought. it does not get much worse than this. you have somebody who has both weapons and explosives, and it appears they may have this person contained. appears, we don't know that for sure. but the concern, obviously, is could he be in a barricade situation, which is an extremely dangerous position for tactical officers and worse than that, could he take hostages and that's where the danger goes through the roof. this is the concern immediately as far as tactically what is happening on the ground there. then you have the added angle of possible accomplices. what's happening around the cit
in itself is reprehensible and illegal and there are medicare and medicaid laws implicated. there are treatment laws that healthcare providers are required to adhere to. >> herrera has sent a letter to nevada's governor and top health officials demanding records of patient transfers. >>> in other headlines around the bay area on this tuesday, clean-up crews started clearing a large homeless encampment in kelly park in san jose yesterday. looks like about 175 people have been living there. crews found an outhouse, even a television that was running on a generator. >>> and bicyclists and pedestrians will have to wait a couple of more years before they can go all the way across the new eastern span of the bay bridge to treasure island. caltrans won't be able to finish the bike lane and the pedestrian path until the old bridge has been brought down. that's expected to be sometime in 2015. until then, the bike path will stop about two-thirds of the oakltoyerbbuena island. >>> time now 4:40. allowing small knives on planes? not so fast. >> why the tsa is delaying its new policy.
and killed a stabbing suspect. the suspect called 911 last night saying he had just stabbed his brother-in-law in potrero him. officers arrived, and the suspect came out of the house with a hammer. officers ordered him to stop, but he kept coming after them. so they opened fire and killed him. >> he is the person that made the call and he is the brother- in-law of the person who was stabbed who has cut wounds or stab wounds to the head, chest and arms. what appears to be a long military-style knife or machete. >> the victim's injuries were severe but he is expected to survive. >>> 4:39. and we have some video that oakland police want you to watch very closely. take a look at the man running in that video. he is on the left-hand side of your screen. police say he poised as a maintenance man to get inside an apartment building on 10th street in oakland's chinatown. once inside they say he tried to molest a 7-year-old girl. the girl screamed and her mom came and confronted that man and the suspect took off running. police say he is in his 50s, but 6 feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds. >>> al
and why did they do it? >> law enforcement will only say there is been significant progress in the case. >> it seems law enforcement is doing exactly what they are supposed careful and very cautious at the same time try to move as quickly as possible. >> authorities have pinpointed to men in pictures shot near the finish line will could be possible suspect. surveillance video could also provide key evidence. >> if we go back with in last 30 days and most of reagan's cameras have a third in a backup of liberation and we reviewed the cameras we may add to get a clear picture of a person who comes in stops at both bombsights. >> until that moment when the parties never suspect or announce and arrest the community is left to wait. >> at this point we do not know when the fbi will schedule its next briefing. what ever it is it will be the first official on camera up date sent tuesday afternoon. >> in boston i am emily schmidt. >> an update on one of the young is injured in the blast 11 year-old aaron hern . from martinez was in surgery again yesterday's and we know that the trauma surgeons s
happened, norah, law enforcement downloaded that from the internet, does anybody know these people? it's not -- i'm suggesting it's not certain at all that is the same individual that the fbi is looking at from the security cameras they have downloaded. >> john miller, thank you. >>> another terror scare may be over. mississippi man is under arrest, accused of trying to send ricin to president obama and senator wicker. paul kevin occcurt >>> the weather looks nice in the bay area today. as we look live toward the tallest skyscraper in san francisco, the transamerica pyramid, and plenty of blue out there. the numbers start out chilly with 41 in santa rosa, 43 at livermore and 47 in san jose. we warm up from there to 77 in san jose and 69 in the city. and the extended forecast look at what happens. the numbers warm into the mid- 80s by early next week. looks like a good beach weekend, as well. enjoy it. happened in texas to the oklahoma bombing. we'll show you the possible toxic health risk. >>> gun control is blocked in the u.s. senate and the president is furious. >> this was a pretty
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